Archives: 2019

dead cockroach in bathroom

How to Prevent Cockroaches in Your Home

Suburban Exterminating experts see 4 types of cockroaches in Long Island homes: German, American, Brown-banded and the Oriental. The German roaches are the most common species. All roach species, though, are prolific breeders – they produce up to 35,000 offspring per year. No wonder a large number of them seem to appear overnight!

Brown mouse scurrying

How to Keep Mice Out of Your House

You’ll want to get rid mice as soon as you notice these signs. Mice can bring fleas, mites, ticks, lice, harmful bacteria, and many baby mice with them. Female mice typically lay 5-10 litters of about 5-6 young each year! 

House Cricket on Leaf

Cricket Problem on Long Island

The Suburban Exterminating staff is busy answering calls and emails for Long Island cricket problems. Attracted by your home’s welcoming lights, crickets seeking shelter may enter through cracks in the foundation or tiny openings around windows or doors. 

stink bug

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Stink bugs look to hibernate inside your home as fall deepens into winter.  Prevention is the key to getting rid of them.  

House mouse on sidewalk

Hot to Get Rid of Mice in Your House

Mice problems are very common on Long Island. The most common mouse is the brown house mouse. While a mouse lives only about 9 to 12 months, they reproduce and can have 50 young within that single year! 

Stink Bug

How to Keep Stink Bugs Out of the House and More

As summer begins to fade, the brown marmorated stinkbug will begin to find its way into your home.  These smelly bugs hibernate inside every winter. Keep them out of your home this year with a treatment this fall.

Library shelves full of books

Kids Learn about Insects at Local Long Island Libraries

Our library show “Scientists: Learn What It Takes to Become an Entomologist” has been seen in Northport, Greenlawn, Hauppauge, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, Smithtown, Southampton, Westbury, South Huntington, Dix Hills and more. Every Long Island library show brings different children from those who know many insect facts to those who like to look from afar.